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NYPD recruit who died during training is honored at police academy graduation

Jul. 15, 2024 14:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police recruit who suffered an apparent medical episode at a training facility and died last week was honored Monday at what would have been his police academy graduation ceremony. The death of probationary officer Edgar Ordonez “shocked and...

NYPD recruit dies following medical episode at Bronx training facility, just days before graduation

Jul. 10, 2024 19:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police recruit died Wednesday after suffering an apparent medical episode at a training facility in the Bronx, just days before he was set to graduate as an officer. The 33-year-old, identified as probationary police officer Edgar Ordonez, lost...

Two boys shot in a McDonald's in New York City

Jul. 07, 2024 15:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two boys were shot in a McDonald's in the Bronx on Saturday night, police in New York City said. The two victims, ages 12 and 13, were hospitalized and listed in stable condition, a New York Police Department spokesman said. Authorities said they...

George Latimer, a pro-Israel centrist, defeats Rep. Jamaal Bowman in New York Democratic primary

Jun. 26, 2024 05:41 AM EDT

George Latimer, a pro-Israel centrist, defeated U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman on Tuesday in a Democratic primary in suburban New York that highlighted the party’s deep divisions over the war in Gaza. With the victory, Latimer has ousted one of the most liberal voices in Congress and one...

Why AP called New York’s 16th District for George Latimer over Rep. Jamaal Bowman

Jun. 25, 2024 22:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat George Latimer defeated U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman in New York’s 16th Congressional District on the strength of his showing in vote-rich Westchester County, according to an Associated Press analysis of initial vote results. The result marks the first...

Donald Trump completes mandatory presentencing interview after less than 30 minutes of questioning

Jun. 10, 2024 19:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump completed his mandatory presentencing interview Monday after less than 30 minutes of routine, uneventful questions and answers, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. The person was not authorized to speak publicly and did so on condition of...

Trump, accustomed to friendly crowds, confronts repeated booing during Libertarian convention speech

May. 26, 2024 01:18 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was booed repeatedly while addressing the Libertarian Party National Convention on Saturday night, with many in the crowd shouting insults and decrying him for things like his COVID-19 policies, running up towering federal deficits and lying about his political...

Trump appeared on stage at his Bronx rally with two rappers charged in a felony gang case

May. 24, 2024 17:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump, at his rally this week in the Bronx, invited two rappers on stage who have been charged in a sweeping gang case, with one of them facing attempted murder charges. Michael Williams, better known as Sheff G, is a 25-year-old rapper whose...

Trump holds a rally in the South Bronx as he tries to woo his hometown

May. 24, 2024 15:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has campaigned in one of the most Democratic counties in the nation, holding a rally in the South Bronx as he tries to woo minority voters days before a Manhattan jury will begin deliberations on whether to convict him of felony charges in his...

Independent booksellers continued to expand in 2023, with more than 200 new stores opening

May. 23, 2024 14:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three years ago, Erin Decker was a middle school librarian in Kissimmee, Florida, increasingly frustrated by the state's book bans and worried that she couldn't make a difference remaining in her job. So, she and fellow librarian Tania Galiñanes thought of a way...